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Women With HIV: You Don't Have to Settle

Just because you're living with HIV doesn't mean you have to lower your standards for love, activist Takia Miller explains.

By Takia Miller


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Medical Racism Was Meant to Hurt Black Women—And It Does

We need to take an active approach as a society to end health disparities among Black women that are caused by racism.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Positive Women’s Network Wants You to Celebrate and Honor Black Women in the HIV Movement

Leading up to and on March 12, Positive Women’s Network will be holding an art contest, town hall, and more events honoring the work of Black women in the fight against HIV.

By Tim Murphy
Black female patient

Left Out and UnPrEPared

Black women are at greater risk for HIV, but many are not informed about PrEP as an option for HIV prevention.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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This Digital Exhibition Uses Oral Histories to Break the Silence for Women Living With HIV

I’m Still Surviving is a collaborative digital and print exhibition that launched in December 2020, featuring hundreds of excerpts documenting the stories of 39 women living with HIV in the U.S.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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For Long-Acting PrEP to be Effective, It Might Be Best for Patients to Inject Themselves

Meera Shah, M.D., M.P.H., hopes there will be an option for women to take home a year’s supply of injectable PrEP to administer themselves instead of relying on regular appointments.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Remembering Rusti Miller-Hill, Whose Life Spanned Multiple Women’s Movements

“She just didn’t know how many people she touched, and helped, and made feel good.”

By Olivia G. Ford
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Author Victoria Noe’s Book on Straight Women in the AIDS Community Finds a Voice

‘Fag Hags, Divas, and Moms: The Legacy of Straight Women in the AIDS Community’ was released on audiobook last month.

By Charles Sanchez
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Study: Women With HIV Have More Non-AIDS Health Issues

Psychiatric illness, dyslipidemia, non-AIDS-defining cancer, and kidney, liver, and bone disease were all higher among women living with HIV than among HIV-negative women.

By Larry Buhl

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Long, Hard Fight for Sexual Justice

HIV and sexual justice advocates have lost an icon who spent a lifetime challenging our society to be better.

By Ace Robinson
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Cardi B’s Divorce Is Arousing the Morality Police

It’s nobody’s business what Black women or gay men living with HIV do in their bedrooms—and it’s not our fault if we get HIV.

By Juan Michael Porter II